Amarillo®

Ubiquitous Amarillo® hops are used in several commercial beers where its ultra-high myrcene content creates a delicious orange citrus flavor. It is also highly acidic, making it perfect for ESB’s and Pale Ales. A varietal of Virgil Gamache Farms, Inc., Amarillo® was discovered to be a mutation from another variety. Want this hop? Browse our recommended stockists below. Also Known …

Early Bird

Early Bird, or Amos’s Early Bird as it was formerly known, is a Goldings variety and considered one of England’s premier aroma hops. While not terribly disease and wilt tolerant, it is bred for its immensely pleasing aroma and gentle hoppiness. Discovered in 1887 by Alfred Amos, the owner of Spring Grove farm in Wye, Early Bird was hand-selected from …

Cekin

Like its sibling Cicero, Dr Dragica Kralj at the Hop Research Institute in Zalec, Slovenia originally selected Cekin in the 1980’s. It is a cross between Aurora and a Yugoslav male. It is not currently grown in large quantities commercially due to a lack of interest from breweries. Its vigor and yield are great in Slovenia but to date it …